1. Sharks and Lions Fall Short in Durban Circus

    A lot of mistakes cost both the Sharks and the Lions a bonus point in this week's game at the ABSA stadium. The Sharks attacking play was just not good enough and the Lions kept them down to only three tries...

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  2. Awesome Bulls Destroy Blues In Loftus Try-Fest

    The Blue Bulls dominated their 2007 semi-final rivals in Pretoria with an awesome show of controlled force. It was the type of rugby everyone knows can come from the Bulls. They scored four tries in less than 25 minutes...

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  3. Reds Come Close as Stormers Miss Bonus Point

    The Stormers got their first win of the season in Cape Town, but they almost let themselves down in the most horrible way. The Reds traveled south after their loss in Pretoria...

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  4. Brumbies Triumph Over Mighty Crusaders in Canberra

    The game started the same way that it ended—with strong defense by the Crusaders who kept the Brumbies' attacks at bay and were strong in the scum as usual. The Brumbies scored first with a penalty by Mark Gerrard...

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  5. Giteau Unleashes Force on Cheetahs

    As a South-African, it has become increasingly frustrating to see how the teams from The Republic choose to play without the ball...

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  6. Waratahs-Chiefs: Recap

    It started off as a ding-dong battle from one end of the field to the other. The Waratahs drew first blood when a cross-kick by Beale resulted in a try by Timana Tahu in the 15th minute...

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  7. Highlanders Snatch Defeat From the Jaws of Victory Against Hurricanes

    The Hurricanes and the Highlanders both came from losses in the first round of this year's Super 14 competition...

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  8. Tait, Johnson, Malinga and The Slinging Arm Bowling Action

    It seems that the definition of a "correct" bowling action is being pushed to its limits these days. Change and progress are good things. Keeping the game interesting is something the ICC has to do...

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  9. Australia Humiliated Again in Perth ODI As Tsotsobe Shines

    South Africa drove home their point on Friday when they beat Australia in the last of the five-match ODIs against Australia in Perth. The visitors saw two of their debutantes shine as they totally out-classed their hosts...

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  10. Proteas Take Commonwealth Bank Series in Adelaide ODI

    Few cricket lovers, fans or experts, myself included, would have been bold enough to predict that South Africa would manage to win a Test match and ODI series in Australia this summer...

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  11. Albie Morkel Beats Australia Into Submission in Sydney ODI

    South African fans were entertained again while watching the third ODI against Australia in Sydney on Friday 23 January 2009. Mr. Morkel's merciless onslaught saved the game for the visitors while he treated all and sundry to another batting exhibition...

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  12. Paul Harris Bowls Nashua Titans to MTN Domestic Championship Win

    It was a day the Gestetner Diamond Eagles and their supporters will want to forget in a hurry. The Nashua Titans defended their title and humiliated the Eagles by traveling to Bloemfontein and ...

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  13. Albie Morkel's Flowery Finish for Proteas

    South Africa's Albie Morkel smashed South Africa to win a game it seemed they were determined to lose. The Proteas started reasonably wel,l and Dale Steyn dismissed opener Michael Hussey for six in the third over after he faced only nine balls...

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  14. Awesome Australia Take Twenty20 Trophy

    Australia's victory by six wickets over South Africa in the second Twenty20 match, played in Brisbane yesterday, Jan. 13th 2009, has swung the momentum of this tour back to the home side...

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  15. Australia Gets Revenge in First Twenty/20 Match

    South Africa fought back in the first innings to "restrict" Australia to 182 after twenty overs, but the batting top order failed miserably handing Australia an easy win. Things were not looking good for South Africa from the start of the match...

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  16. Can South Africa Go to No. 1?

    Count South Africa out at your own risk. As Graeme Smith demonstrated, South Africans do not shy away from a challenge or take the easy way out of a tough situation...

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  17. New Zealand Teaches South Africa a Rugby Lesson In Wellington

    South Africa were, once again, taught how to play test rugby by the New Zealand All Blacks—and more specifically, how to play a tough rugby test in wet conditions while being under immense pressure to perform well and get a favourable result...

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  18. Springbok Team Announced For First Test Of Tri-Nations in New Zealand

    Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, has announced his team for Saturday's Tri-Nations opening game against the New-Zealand All Blacks in Wellington...

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